Yes, I meant the tabbed toolbar. I see that you are right about the INI file being updated for manual changes to the toolbar after clicking OK. That explains why the "Reload from .INI" seemed not to be working: my manual toolbar changes were being saved to the INI file.
However, the INI file does not get updated when one loads the toolbar from a file (using "tctoolbar /r filename"). The "Save to .INI" function should save the current toolbar configuration to the INI file.
Of course, now that I have done these further experiments, the "Save to .INI" seems to be working, even after restarting Take Command. So apparently there was a gremlin before, and it has moved on to create trouble elsewhere.
Ughh. But now I just tried clearing the toolbar with "TCTOOLBAR /C" and then running "TCTOOLBAR /I" to reload it from the INI file. Nothing happened; I still have no toolbar. But loading the toolbar using "tctoolbar /r c:\tcmd\ver17\tctoolbar.txt" brings up a toolbar with all the tabs and tools duplicated. So apparently the command with "/I" was loading the toolbar but not causing it to be displayed.
I also have not had any luck with creating tabs and buttons using the item on the "Options" menu tab when the toolbar is empty:
I can add additional tabs and buttons, but I cannot create them after clearing the toolbar. Actually, to be more precise, the tabs and buttons are created (I see them in the INI file) but remain invisible. If I close Take Command and rerun it, then they appear.
So there certainly are some issues with the tabbed toolbar.